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Native ameJalgaon
Altitude209 m
Total Population368579 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
VehicleMH 19

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Jalgaon ( ) is a city in western India, to the north of the Maharashtra state in Jalgaon District, which itself is located on the northern Deccan Plateau. Located within the productive, irrigated agricultural region of Khandesh, Jalgaon is a municipal corporation.

Jalgaon is also the hometown of the Smt. Pratibha Patil, the 12th President of India.

Jalgaon is also known as "Banana-City".

Modern Jalgaon now has vast industrial areas, educational institutes and good hospitals. The city is well developed with good roads, shopping centers, and residential areas, and also has good communication and transport infrastructure. Jalgaon is near the world famous Ajanta Caves and is one of the key attraction places for tourists all around the World.

Jalgaon has a diverse climate. It is exceptionally hot and dry during summer with temperatures reaching as high as 47 degrees Celsius.The highest temperature recording in May 2010 was 49.2 degrees Celsius. Jalgaon receives about 700 mm rainfall during monsoons, which is followed by pleasant temperature in winter.

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